Biography, Memoirs & Letters

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Under the Nakba Tree

Athabasca University Press

In this moving memoir, a Palestinian man recalls his childhood in Canada and the struggles he faced at the intersection of indigeneity, national identity, and marginality.

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Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

The Story of the Trans Women of Color Who Made LGBTQ+ History

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A picture book about the trans women of colour who started an LGBTQ+ revolution.

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rough house

a memoir

Oregon State University Press
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Caroline's Dilemma

A Colonial Inheritance Saga

UBC Press
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Stone Motel

Memoirs of a Cajun Boy

University Press of Mississippi

Dispatches from the childhood of a Louisiana son raised in a roadside motel.

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XOXY

A Memoir (Intersex Woman, Mother, Activist)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jessic Kingley Publishers

This provocative and life-affirming memoir, by one of the world's foremost intersex activists, charts the author's journey from discovering she is intersex through to self-acceptance and becoming an international human rights defender, and the impact this has had on her personal and family life.

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The Shoe Boy

A Trapline Memoir

UBC Press, Purich Books

The Shoe Boy is an evocative exploration of Indigenous identity and connection to the land, expressed in guise of a unique coming-of-age memoir set on a trapline in northern Quebec.

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Finding Home in the Bitterroots

Oregon State University Press

The story of one woman’s journey into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Idaho and Montana to investigate the disappearance of her friend and discover the truth about her family.

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Everything is Relevant

Writings on Art and Life, 1991-2018

Concordia University Press

A compelling and illuminating collection of Canadian artist Ken Lum’s diverse writings from the early 1990s to the present.

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Bootstraps Need Boots

One Tory’s Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada

UBC Press, On Point Press

In this deeply personal memoir, Hugh Segal looks back on a life that took him from childhood poverty to the heights of Canadian politics and how these early experiences shaped his life-long advocacy for the poor.

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